Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel
Functiegroep Head Office & Support
Opleidingsniveau Master Degree/ MBA/PhD
Locatie Utrecht
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Senior Legal Counsel


Stork is looking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel who will provide advice and support in line with the business interests of the company and handle a broad variety of  legal issues in order to minimise legal risks for the company. This person will act as a primary counsel for Stork’s Power Services business. The Senior Legal Counsel will be instrumental in managing transactions with leading global enterprises, partners and service providers, working with senior management , sales executives and all other departments of the organisation, including the legal department of Fluor Corporation (US). This position will report to the General Counsel of Stork and will require some (international) travel.

You are an expert in  transactional legal matters that concern a multinational company with focus on contract law.

Tasks and responsibilities as Senior Legal Counsel:
The Senior Legal Counsel will

  • manage commercial legal activities, ensuring excellent and timely service to internal and external customers;
  • be responsible for preparing, reviewing and negotiating with customers and partners various types of contracts, ensuring compliance with corporate policy, rules and regulations;
  • be responsible for rendering advice and provide legal solutions and alternatives to resolve contractual issues;
  • review and advise on new legislation, case law and other regulatory developments;
  • be responsible for intellectual property legal services with respect to Stork trademarks, patents and copyright, such as the provision of legal advice for intellectual property licensing engagements and the effective protection of trademarks and inventions of Stork;
  • initiate and contribute to the development standard legal documentation and legal policies;
  • determine the legal strategy in disputes and manage claims which are filed against or by Stork;
  • report legal risks adequately and will align with relevant departments to mitigate risks;
  • manage cross-company any legal responsibilities for various other companies and departments within the group to the extent required.


At Stork we put our core values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork,Excellence and Customer focus) in the center of our day to day operations. As such we require you to actively work together with all stakeholders, hold high standards of integrity and continuously challenge the current practice to strive for excellence.
Specific Requirements

  • Academic (M.Sc.) degree in Law with specific expertise, 8 years at minimum, in contract law  (including building contract law), commercial law and public procurement law;
  • Ability to draft and negotiate complex contract documentation in a global company;
  • Ability to communicate and present legal and other matters clearly and cogently both verbally and in writing and  an equal sparring partner for senior stakeholders and counterparts, both internally and externally;
  • professional who works independently with the ability to work as part of a team;
  • German law and language proficiencies are an advantage.


Stork is a dynamic, international and growing organization. We offer a competitive salary and fringe benefits. Next to this we attach great value to personal development of our employees and therefore offer a wide range of education programs and have a strong focus on accompaniment and knowledge sharing and transfer.

Location: Utrecht Corporate HQ
Hours: 40
Department: Legal & Compliance – Group
The Senior Legal Counsel reports hierarchically to the General Counsel Stork


Stork, part of Fluor, a leading global engineering, fabrication, construction and maintenance company, is  a global market leader in maintenance, modifications and asset integrity products and services. 17.000 employees work across 6 continents in more than 100 countries.
Stork is dedicated to improving asset integrity for clients throughout the asset lifecycle. For clients operating in the Oil & Gas, Chemical & Process, and Power industries, we aim to be their ONE partner for life. Stork offers a wide range of seamless solutions and specialist services across all areas of asset management and maintenance, while always seeking to reduce risk, assure safety and improve environmental performance.


Are you the person we’re looking for? By clicking on the button below you can apply directly. A (personality) questionnaire and screening may be part of the selection process.
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